Ven Candā: Day 1 Evening Talk “True Beauty Is Virtue” Meditation and Q&A
Venerable Candā begins this retreat with her first session on the theme of virtue, or sīla in Pāli. Venerable encourages us to reflect on our own goodness and suggests strategies and meditations to develop ones own skills in reflecting upon it. Drawing on the discourses of the Buddha, Venerable also relates the Buddha’s own words on the development of virtue and she translates how that might look for us in our day-to-day lives. Venerable leads a guided meditation on this theme and answers questions from the retreat participants.
This teaching is part of a special 7-day online retreat called “Emboldening the Mind with Fizz & Sparkle,” with Ajahn Brahm and Ven Candā, in support of Anukampa Bhikkhuni Project.
In this retreat, the teachers show how we can nurture happiness and a love of peace so that inner tranquillity blossoms easily, like a fragrant lotus of luminous beauty. Inspiration flows from within and emboldens courage in the mind, enabling us to live with authenticity, and to gradually let go and perceive the liberating Dhamma (Truth) as The Buddha timelessly taught.
Anukampa is a UK Charity and pioneering project that is raising funds to develop the first Theravāda Bhikkhunī Monastery in the UK, where women can train towards full ordination. Donations of any amount are very gratefully received to help us achieve this noble aim, welcome you as guests and continue to spread the priceless Dhamma teachings. Please visit http://www.anukampaproject.org/donate
Ajahn Brahm is the Spiritual Adviser of Anukampa Bhikkhuni Project: https://anukampaproject.org/ and https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCNIW229Hx4MOF_ahakA67EA/featured
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